Big Three Cookie

Big Three Cookie Recipe
Prep and Cook Time: about 25 minutes. Notes: If making up to 5 days ahead, cool and store airtight at room temperature; freeze to store longer. For an intriguing finish, before baking the cookies, sprinkle them lightly with salt as well as sugar.


Makes 18 cookies

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Nutritional Information

Calories 86
Caloriesfromfat 47 %
Protein 1.5 g
Fat 4.4 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Sodium 63 mg
Cholesterol 13 mg


1 cup roasted, salted pistachios
About 3/4 cup sugar
1 large egg


1. In a food processor, whirl nuts, 3/4 cup sugar, and egg to a coarse paste.

2. Butter and flour a 12- by 15-inch baking sheet, plain or nonstick. Drop level tablespoons of pistachio mixture about 3 inches apart onto baking sheet. Sprinkle lightly with more sugar.

3. Bake cookies in a 325°oven until lightly browned, 14 to 18 minutes (10 to 12 minutes in a convection oven). Let cool on pan until firm, about 5 minutes. Slide a metal spatula under cookies to release; transfer to a rack. Serve warm or cool.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per cookie.